Mate will not power up

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Mate will not power up

Postby jtmatheson on Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:55 am

I have an Outback off-grid system, VFX3524, a 24V battery bank, and a generac propane generator. We currently have no pv panels yet. I've been charging the bank with genset, until we have pv. Problem is the genset went down, been using gas gen to charge batteries. I am working away from home, and my wife might not be charging batteries enough. Gas gen wasn't working for couple days, and when she got it going, their was no power to the house. The mate itself was blank, is it possible batteries were to low even to power the mate?
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Re: Mate will not power up

Postby tallgirl on Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:50 am

Check the Hub to make sure it has blinking lights. And if there is no Hub, try connecting a different Cat5 cable at the inverter directly to the Mate.
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